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Kendija Aparjode

Kendija Aparjode

Birth date - 24.12.1996.

Birth place - Sigulda

Municipality - Saulkrastu novads

Twitter - @manmiil

Facebook - kendija.aparjode

Instagram - kendzhaa

Marital status - In relationship

Height - 179 cm

In luge sport since - 2010

First coach - Aiva Aparjode

Motto - Go, fight and do it! Never give up!

Hobbies - Orienteering, traveling, reading.

Olympic experience:

XXIII Winter Olympic Games PyeongChang, South Korea 22nd place in womens singles.

Achievements:

2018 - 49th FIL European Championships 5th place in womens singles, 3rd place in Team Relay;

2017/2018 season World Cup Overall 18th place in womens singles, 4th place in Team Relay;

2016/2017 season World Cup Overall 30th place, Nations Cup Overall 11th place;

2017 - World Championships 20th place;

2016 - Junior World Championships 9th place;

2016 - Junior European Championships 5th place in womens singles, 4th place in Team Relay;

2014/2015 season Junior World Cup Overall 20th place;

2014/2015 season World Cup Overall 41st place;

2015 - World Championships U-23 11th place;

2015 - World Championships 26th place;

2015 - Junior European Championships 8th place in womens singles, 2nd place in Team Relay;

2015 - Junior World Championships 13th place

2014/2013 season Youth World Cup Overall 6th place;

2014 - Junior World Championships 23rd place.

 

- How did you get involved in luge sport?

My mom put me into a sled.

- Your coaches during your professional career:

Aiva Aparjode;

Aivars Kalniņš;

Zintis Šaicāns;

Jānis Ozoliņš;

Kaspars Dumpis;

Pašlaik - Mārtiņš Rubenis, Sandris Bērziņš, Mihails Arhipovs, Kristaps Mauriņš.

- Sled construction: do you build them yourself? Who taught you to build them?

My sled is being built by Mārtiņš Rubenis and Sandris Bērziņš

- Your favorite ice track?

Oberhof.

- What inspires you?

Top class athletes - Natalie Geisenberger, Martin Fourcade.

- Your favorite place on Earth?

Where it's warm.

- What is your motivation?

Current results I have achievied - to beat them.

- What do you wish to new luge athletes and youth in general?

Good luck and persistance to achieve athletic top class level!



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